Tag: IBC

Early Lactation Nutrition in the First-Calf Beef Heifer

Hi. This is Beth Doran, ISU Extension Beef Field Specialist in Northwest Iowa. Today, I’d like to talk with you a little bit about heifer development and specifically nutrition post-calving. When you look at this, you’ll see that post-partum heifers are really very fragile. That’s because they’re continuing to grow, they’re trying to milk and…


Pre-calving/Late Gestation Nutrition of the Yearling Beef Heifer Pt. 1

Hi, I’m Denise Schwab, Extension Beef Specialist for Northeast Iowa and today I’m going to visit with you about pre-calving nutrition on those heifers that we are developing. First of all, we know that heifers that calve in the first 21 days of the calving cycle are more likely to come back into heat earlier,…